Alternate Threaded Inserts For 3D Prints

The usual way to put a durable threaded interface into a 3D print is to use a heat-set insert, but what about other options? [Thomas Sanladerer] evaluates a variety of different threaded inserts, none of which are actually made with 3D printing in mind but are useful nevertheless.

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ShadeReogen/PicoNtrol

PicoNtrol is a Bluetooth Adapter powered by a Raspberry Pi Pico W that plugs straight into the native controller port of supported retro consoles. PicoNtrol is a WIP hobbyist project in it’s very early days designed for enthusiasts who are familiar with electronics and retro gaming hardware.

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Emergency DIP Pin Repair For Anyone

Who has not at some point in their lives experienced the horror of a pin on a DIP package breaking off? It’s generally game over, but what if you don’t have another chip handy to substitute? It’s time to carefully grind away some of the epoxy and solder on a new pin, as [Zafer Yildiz] has done

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SatCat5: UART, SPI And I2C Via Ethernet With FPGA-Based Design

To the average microcontroller, Ethernet networks are quite a step up from the basic I2C, SPI and UART interfaces, requiring either a built-in Ethernet MAC or SPI-based MAC, with tedious translation between Ethernet and those other interfaces.

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Growing as an FPGA Developer

I get asked pretty often about how to get into FPGA design or how to become a good or even great FPGA developer. Since I get asked quite often, I decided to put my thoughts down here instead of typing it out again and again forever. I hope what I write here will help you on your journey.

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